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Sep 27, 2018
An estimated 92 percent of hospital workers report receiving a flu vaccine for the 2017-18 flu season, compared with 75 percent of ambulatory care workers and 67 percent of long-term care workers.
Sep 27, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services today awarded Hospital Preparedness Program grants to Nebraska Medicine in Omaha and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to conduct pilot projects to demonstrate the potential effectiveness and viability of a Regional Disaster Health Response System.
Sep 27, 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration this week awarded $12.4 million to help states expand access to behavioral health care for children and pregnant women.
Sep 27, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration this week awarded American Indian and Alaska Native tribes $50 million in grants to combat opioid overdoses.
Sep 27, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice will host a workshop Oct. 17-18 in Washington, D.C., on health system interventions to prevent firearm injury and death.
Sep 27, 2018 by Talia Schmidt
Successful collaborative took third place in the inaugural AHA Innovation Challenge.
Sep 27, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Also in this weekly roundup of health care news: Northwell Health takes cafeteria cues from a Michelin-starred chef; you may have diabetes and not know it; and a new public safety crisis across the country.
Sep 26, 2018
Bipartisan leaders from committees of jurisdiction in the House and Senate yesterday reached agreement on the final provisions of the Opioid Crisis Response Act.
Sep 26, 2018
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security yesterday held a hearing to examine health care experiences and costs in rural America.
Sep 26, 2018
The House of Representatives yesterday passed two bills that would prohibit health plans from restricting a pharmacist’s ability to inform enrollees when a drug would cost less without using their insurance.